Stories tagged: "taxes"


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Not Letting It Go: National Democrats to Keep Hitting Ron Johnson on GOP Plan to Raise Taxes

Facebook ad campaign starting Thursday targets Wisconsin seniors whose out-of-pocket expenses would soar if the plan became law.

President Joe Biden speaks about inflation in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Biden Blasts the ‘Ultra-MAGA’ Republican Plan for America That Ron Johnson Supports

Biden accused Republicans of wanting to raise taxes on “teachers and firefighters,” “make working families poor,” and hold Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid hostage every five years to secure corporate tax cuts and other concessions from Democrats.

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Republican Tax Plan Would Raise Taxes on Most Wisconsin Small Businesses, According to Analysis

The Biden administration estimates 52% of small business owners in the state would face a tax hike under Sen. Rick Scott’s plan, with the typical business paying an extra $700 per year in taxes.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., speaks at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing on Feb. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Ron Johnson Thinks a GOP Plan for Tax Increases and the Potential End of Medicare and Social Security Is a ‘Positive Thing’

Republicans push for a "fair share" of taxes from low-income workers while defending a tax break that paid off handsomely for billionaire donors.

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Kleefisch Flirts With a Regressive Flat Tax That Would Benefit the Wealthiest, Threaten Service Cuts, or Hike Middle Class Taxes

Wisconsin would likely see defunding of police, education, roads and more if millionaires had to pay no higher rate than essential workers.

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Price Tag of Republicans’ Big Tax Break for Business Approaches $3 Billion

The credit does not require proof of job creation and is heavily skewed toward Wisconsin’s wealthiest tax filers.

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Following the Money: Investigation Shows How Ron Johnson Secured a Giant Tax Break for Mega GOP Donors

By playing hard-to-get, the Wisconsin senator allowed more tax cuts to be based on wealth rather than job creation, as Trump had claimed.